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Akamai at OSCON: Making the Internet Awesome for Developers

The O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) is the annual event for open-source technologies, where you can find out what’s new and useful in the world of open source. And since it’s happening in Austin, Texas, the land of breakfast tacos and barbecue, we wanted to make sure we could...

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Advanced Metadata: A Brief Overview

Akamai products offer a broad set of features to let you control how edge servers process your traffic. Property Manager/PAPI features are organized as nested rules, and most of the time, these built-in features are all you need. Especially now with support for variables, you can design very complex...

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What You Need to Know About Caching – Part 3

We hope you watched the first and second videos in this series. Tedd and CJ (and the squirrel) are back to talk about cache keys: what they are, how to define them, and some advanced optimization. Transcript follows, natch. Transcript Welcome back! I’m Tedd Smith, a Solutions Engineer at Akamai. This is...

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Flattening the Earth: Testing and Improving Content Delivery

You wouldn’t look out your window to determine the weather on the other side of the world, and yet that’s more or less how people test their websites. The fact is, a person accessing your site from a laptop in China, or a mobile device in Brazil, might have...

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Connecting Cloud Monitor to Sumo Logic

Cloud Monitor is a real-time, push API service that delivers critical transaction data from Akamai to your big data, analytics, or monitoring environments. Akamai has partnered with Sumo Logic to analyze and display metrics and reports from Akamai’s traffic. Setup and configuration between Sumo Logic and Cloud Monitor is usually...

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Getting Started with the Mobile App Performance (MAP) SDK

The Mobile App Performance software development kit (MAP SDK) helps you create seamless mobile experiences when connection speeds are slow, or even unavailable. The MAP SDK manages this by intelligently pre-positioning content on the mobile device. The SDK also provides you with real user and device insights, including custom metrics, that...

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Akamai Developer Cheat Sheets

At the 2016 Akamai Edge Conference we handed out brand new developer cheat sheets. If you missed us there, you can download the PDFs and print them out. These are great posted on your wall, or otherwise kept handy for quick reference. You can read about each cheatsheet below, or get them all in...

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Introducing Akamai Connector for Varnish

UPDATE: As of mid-2018, Varnish now solely administers this product. You can get information on the latest capabilities and pricing here. You use Varnish because you don’t want your server regenerating the same dynamic content from scratch every time it gets accessed. Varnish handles requests before they make it...

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Easier API Management

As an Akamai developer, you may have felt stymied from time to time by not being able to configure your own API access, and you generally had to ask an admin to make the changes for you. No longer! Akamai is committed to improving the developer experience, and as part of...

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Ion 3.0 for Developers

The latest release of Akamai Ion is now available! This is big news for developers and especially mobile developers, as it contains new features and capabilities designed to address mobile web and mobile app challenges. Mobile Application Performance SDK This version of Ion introduces the Mobile Application Performance (MAP) SDK, which...

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